Seq # 901110010

Dypterygia scabriuscula (Linnaeus, 1758) Species

Last modified: Feb. 21, 2020, 11:01 a.m.


A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Details

Classification
Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Xyleninae > Tribus: Dypterygiini > Genus: Dypterygia > Species: Dypterygia scabriuscula
Vernacular names
Vogelwiekje (NL), Bird's Wing (EN), La Noctuelle hérissée (FR), Dunkle Knötericheule (DE)
Synonyms
Dypterygia pinastri (Linnaeus, 1761)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 11.
Status

Native


Distribution


Imago

Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature


Bionomics

The adults come to light and sugar.

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Flight periods

The adults fly in two generations a year; from mid April till mid August.


Observed on

Host plant (genera):
Rumex and Polygonum
Substrates:
Herbaceous plants

The larva lives on different species of herbaceous plants like Rumex and Polygonum.

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